In April 2016 showrunner and the creators of the cult saga gave an interview in which he said that the popular TV project "HBO" renewed for eighth season.
Release date tv series Game of Thrones season 8 scheduled, premiere of the new series will be held - April 23, 2018.
The creators of the series have announced that the eighth season will be the final of the saga, as will the episodes in the new season is not yet known, probably than six or eight episodes.
The shooting process will begin in the second quarter of 2017, according to tradition, the prime minister is scheduled for April next year.
Financing and budget spent on production will exceed the previous parts of the series, first of all it is connected with the reduction of the series and a dynamic storyline, large-scale special effects includes many battles both "Iron Throne" and the battle with the army of the dead King of the night.
For example, a series of season 7 "Game of Thrones" TV channel cost "the HBO" about $ 16 million.
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The main cast, with whom was formally extended the contract will be the next - Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister and Kit Harington as Jon Snow.
Previously, the fee these actors was about 300 thousand dollars for one series, in the eighth season of the amount increased almost two to 500 thousand dollars.
It is possible that the cast will expand, so there are rumors about Ben Affleck attracting one of the key roles, from here and the additional cost of the fees.
Near the source of the series, when the "Game of Thrones" is only gaining popularity, the producers had plans for the implementation of 70 to 90 episodes for the whole entire project, such a variation allow television put the final point after the seventh season in the case of reducing frnashizy popularity.
But the popularity of the sixth and seventh seasons have exceeded all expectations, so it is possible that the "game" will be extended and for the ninth season.
George Martin author of the novels "A Song of Ice and Fire", which is constructed story line of the show plans to complete the story of the seventh book, entitled "Dreams of spring."
However, until the light is not released and the sixth book, "The Winds of Winter", and is likely to channel "the HBO" has already completed the series while printing editions will be available to the public, in other words, to write a script drafts developments George Martin will be used for the eighth season, so it was a final series of the sixth and seventh season.
The writer himself has in 2015 expressed their opinion on this matter:
"Previously, the channel guide extended the project to just one season, new 2014 plans changed and the show was renewed for 5 and 6 seasons at one point. To think about the future of" Game of Thrones "and put any any predictions so far, perhaps" the HBO "return to the old practice, and may extend the project by two or even three of the season. "
The producers themselves say that they will not delay the production of the project on the back burner, waiting until George Martin will finish writing all the books. Note that the spelling of the fifth novel, "A Dance with Dragons" took more than three years.
Writer advance informed leadership and television producers further development of events, and what will be the final information is kept strictly confidential, according to Matin this step due to the fact the fact if the writer would die sooner than adds a book.
Despite the fact that the first five seasons repeats the history of publications and subsequent drafts were created on the options, resulting in large differences emerged, the final "Game of Thrones" will be the same as in "Song of Ice and Fire".
At the end of 2016 it became known that that "Dream of Spring" will be much larger in volume than the previous book, it is possible that the eighth season of "Game of Thrones" will be divided into two parts, of the type as the "the HBO" shared "The Sopranos" .
Fans have to wait for official news from television and the premiere of the new series of the franchise, which will remain in their memory for years to come yet. The administration of our portal, in turn, gives the floor to keep readers abreast of the latest developments of the universe, "Game of Thrones".
Game of Thrones season 8 release date
|Number||Series title||Release date|
|8x01||Series 1||April 23, 2018|
|8x02||Series 2||April 30, 2018|
|8x03||Series 3||May 7, 2018|
|8x04||Series 4||May 14, 2018|
|8x05||Series 5||May 21, 2018|
|8x06||Series 6||May 28, 2018|
|8x07||Series 7||June 4, 2018|